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DO YOU WANT TO BE ON TOP? – Defining The Purpose Of Portfolio Websites & SEO

It’s undeniable that freelancing is a fast-rising career on the Internet. What with several freelance job markets and ad boards around catering to a staggering number of independent contractors, there is no doubt that there should be a project for almost everybody – from writers to web developers, designers, and countless others. I came across a question, just today, in a freelancing discussion board while I was going through my daily routine and I found it to make a lot of sense. Given that as freelancers we want to find the best prospects and work with them on a rather […]

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HACK YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS – The 10 Rules To Make Freelancing A Simple, Successful & Sustainable Career

There is no shock factor to the news that a lot of freelance contractors have been making things complicated, whether they intended to or not, as they embark on the journey to becoming their own bosses. While a lot of freelancers find it a bit of a challenge to put everything into place, others hacked ways to make it simple and profitable. They manage to smile while being very productive at the same time. If you have been banging to get yourself out of that mess and repetitive drill, here are ten basic things you can put to use to […]


CHANGING PERSPECTIVES – A 2014 Forecast on The Emergence of Small Scale Businesses, How To Start One, and Focusing On Sustainable Progress

The number of small businesses across the word has staggeringly increased – that’s undeniable. Even though the bigger businesses and multi-national companies have considered a massive cut down on their manpower requirement, it is very noticeable that small businesses have, at the same time, added over 8 million jobs in the US alone. If we look at this on a positive note, there are better things that are yet to materialise in 2014. I reckon that more businesses will come up compared to the ones established in the previous years. This could only mean that more jobs will be available […]


How Can Startups Use The Power Of Social Media (Infographic) – Business 2 Community

The Power Of Social Media There was a time (even a couple of years back) when enough credit was not given to the power of social media. The social networking sites were getting strictly used by individuals to re-kindle old friendships. Social media, however, got its well-deserved worth ever since business organizations started harnessing its full potentials. We all know that the recent algorithm updates of major search engines have turned social media into an all-powerful entity. In fact, search engines like Google take social engagement as a major signal to judge the credibility of a website. Simply put, social […]


NOT A [freelancing] SUCCESS STORY YET… BUT INSPIRING

A lot of people are under the impression that I may have already earned my first million in freelancing. That impression is wrong. I’m still working hard not to become a .com millionaire of some sorts but I’m doing it like clockwork to make sure I am “more than just getting by”. What you’re about to read next is not about me being preachy. It’s about me touching base on the realities of taking on a journey to quitting an office-job and gearing towards freelancing success. FACING THE REALITY AND THE HIGH HOPES OF FREELANCING SUCCESS When you heard your […]


SETTING YOUR FREELANCING GOALS AND BUILDING YOUR CAREER

For years of doing online jobs I still get quite a number of people raising their eyebrows. Skeptical questions are still being asked whether I do really make money online or not. There are those who doubt themselves, too as to whether they can be motivated enough to work from home. And while some are asking about my daily work habits, others would take the liberty to assume that I am probably an exception to the “freelancing rule”, as if there is an unspoken one. To be honest, I have not known of a freelancing rule written in stone yet. […]